This is Yokogawa's first time on the Global 100, one of the world's leading sustainability indices.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation, shareholder of AlgaEnergy since 2018 and leading provider of industrial automation, control, and measurement technology, has been included in the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index. The 2019 Global 100 was disclosed in Davos on January 22nd by Corporate Knights to coincide with the World Economic Forum. To determine the 2019 ranking, Corporate Knights undertook a rigorous analysis of more than 7,500 companies.
In its core industrial automation and control business, Yokogawa works with customers in the energy, chemical, iron and steel, water, and other industries to improve production efficiency and stability, reduce CO2 emissions and resource use, and ensure workplace safety.
AlgaEnergy and Yokogawa, united by a commitment to sustainability
Yokogawa's commitment to sustainability was one of the reasons that motivated the partnership & equity participation agreement signed between AlgaEnergy and the Japanese company. The strategic agreement involves an approximately 10 million euro investment by Yokogawa to acquire newly issued shares of AlgaEnergy, making the Japanese company a reference shareholder.
Both companies are united by a commitment to sustainability. In this regard, Augusto Rodríguez-Villa, AlgaEnergy’s President, highlighted that, “This agreement is the best possible partnership in the journey to achieve our mission to leverage the potential of microalgae worldwide. We share the same vision for the future, the belief that more sustainable development is possible and that microalgae can be a key contributor towards that objective”.
AlgaEnergy had the privilege to share its disruptive vision and strategy that will define its commercial track for the next several years, as well as present the results of recent studies.16 December, 2021
Augusto Rodríguez-Villa, President of the biotechnology company, will continue as a member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Bioindustry Association (AseBio).15 December, 2021
Carlos Rodriguez-Villa, General Manager of the biotech company, joins the Board of Directors of the European Biostimulants Industry Council (EBIC).25 November, 2021
Carlos Rodríguez-Villa, General Manager of AlgaEnergy, will participate in the panel ‘The rise of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) in Europe: New trends’.17 November, 2021
The project is promoted and coordinated by AlgaEnergy, with top-level partners.04 November, 2021
The initiative seeks to actively help build a better world, not only by providing education, but also a safe and healthy environment for children in schools in Africa.26 October, 2021
With a large professional community and participant pool consisting of over 1600 delegates and 800 companies from 72 countries, it is one of the most important events of the year for AlgaEnergy.25 October, 2021
Hinarejos brings nearly 25 years of experience in the chemical and biological industry.21 October, 2021
AlgaEnergy, the biotechnology-based company participated for the seventh time in a row in this trade fair of international reference for the fruit and vegetable industry.20 October, 2021
The company actively participates in this benchmark event in the biotechnology sector, which it also supports as a prominent sponsor.22 September, 2021